Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/25/12
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Eric Gagne, who won the National League Cy Young Award in 2003, claims in his new biography that about 80 percent of his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates used performance-enhancing drugs when he was playing, ESPNLosAngeles reported Tuesday. Gagne says in the book that he used human growth hormone over five cycles during a three-year period at the end of his career. "It was sufficient to ruin my health, tarnish my reputation and throw a shadow over the extraordinary performances of my career," Gagne says in the French-language book, titled, "Game Over: The Story of Eric Gagne." Gagne set a major league record by converting 84 consecutive save chances, and he converted all 55 of his save opportunities while posting a 1.20 ERA in 2003. He had elbow surgery in 2005 and signed as a free agent with the Texas Rangers before the 2006 season. Gagne signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers in 2010, but was released during spring training. He hasn't pitched in the major leagues si...
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